Coaltrans Asia 2021TelestackThe Wolfson Centre for Bulk Solids Handling Technology Van AalstPort of StocktonTBA Group
  • The Wolfson Centre for Bulk Solids Handling Technology
  • Bühler GmbH
  • Sailors Society
  • Cleveland Cascades Ltd
  • TBA Group
  • Port of South Louisiana

Navis N4 3.7 goes live at Haifa Port

Navis N4 3.7 goes live at Haifa Port

(Posted on 11/05/21)

Navis has announced that Haifa Port Company has finalized the N4 upgrade to the 3.7 release across its general cargo and container terminals. With the upgrade to N4 3.7, the port has prepared itself for upcoming improvements – upgrading equipment and facilities that are vital in supporting sustainable and efficient operations in response to growing demand in the region.

Located in northern Israel, Haifa Port Company is the largest port locally, handling over 25 million tons of cargo and operating at 1.4 million TEU, annually. To contend with supply demands, infrastructure challenges and the potential for increased cargo volumes, the port sought a comprehensive solution and approach to improving cargo movement and traffic management on site. The N4 upgrade, which was completed remotely by Navis due to pandemic restrictions, with zero operational downtime, enables the port to shift its focus to additional improvements across its facilities.

Upgrades underway include automation improvements taking place at the waterside such as installing a ship-to-shore optical character recognition (OCR) crane system to automatically identify the containers and yard tractors underneath the STS crane. Other plans include enhancements to the operations for the yard management staff where more modern applications can start to be utilized.

“Haifa Port Company is a regional transshipment hub, serving as the main lifeline for transporting various cargo types throughout the region, and as such, recognizes our responsibility to deliver these goods in a timely and efficient manner,” said Oded Orr, Project Manager at Haifa Port Company. “In support of this mission, we have dedicated significant time and resources to improve our port infrastructure, ensuring our facilities operate at the highest, most productive capacity. The major upgrade to N4 3.7 was the first step in this journey and now that all systems across the board are connected and speaking the same language, we expect to seamlessly execute our future modernization plans to better serve our customers.”

“Coming off of 2020 and all of the challenges that stakeholders across the shipping supply chain had to contend with, the importance of continued investment and development of ports for increased capacity and efficiency has never been clearer,” said Jacques Marchetti, General Manager, EMEA at Navis. “Anticipating growth in Israeli port volumes as increased capacity comes online in 2021, Haifa Port Company has put itself in the position to become an influential player in the Eastern Mediterranean market following the N4 upgrade and additional modifications. Its investment will not only increase productivity and economic competitiveness, but it will have a tremendous knock-on effect, supporting economic development in the region.”

Navis is a part of Cargotec Corporation, and the provider of operational technologies and services that unlock greater performance and efficiency for leading organizations throughout the global shipping industry.

Latest News

IFAN invests $1.2m in future-proofing safe navigation

(Posted on 16/09/21)

The International Foundation for Aids to Navigation (IFAN) has announced a near $1.2m investment in... Read more

AD Ports leases over 2.2M Sq Metres in six months

(Posted on 16/09/21)

AD Ports Group has announced that more than 2.2 million square metres of its Industrial Cities &... Read more

EDP pilot hydrogen plant for Brazilian port complex

(Posted on 13/09/21)

The Governor of Ceará in Brazil, together with executives from EDP have jointly announced that... Read more

Eisbein cancelled

(Posted on 13/09/21)

After careful consideration, and with much regret, the board of the Hamburg and Bremen Shipbrokers´... Read more

PD Ports bulk volumes increase 60% since opening Teesport Bulks Terminal

(Posted on 07/09/21)

PD Ports, owners and operators of Teesport, has recently celebrated the first anniversary since the... Read more

Sohar Port signs bunkering agreement with Hormuz Marine

(Posted on 02/09/21)

SOHAR Port and Freezone and Hormuz Marine have signed a bunkering agreement which will see the launch... Read more

Trois-Rivières awarded financial support for Terminal 21

(Posted on 31/08/21)

A new and significant step has been taken in the Terminal 21 construction project at Trois-Riviè... Read more

HHLA acquires stake in H2Global foundation

(Posted on 27/08/21)

Hamburger Hafen und Logistik AG (HHLA) will be actively involved in the newly founded H2Global foundation... Read more

PD Ports joins forces with drone leader

(Posted on 27/08/21)

PD Ports, owner and operator of Teesport and Statutory Harbour Authority for the River Tees, is embarking... Read more

Brisbane Port thank outgoing CEO

(Posted on 23/08/21)

Port of Brisbane Pty Ltd (PBPL) has announced that its Chief Executive Officer, Roy Cummins, has tendered... Read more

ViganTOC EventsSailors SocietyCleveland Cascades LtdCimbriaPort of South Louisiana
  • Van Aalst
  • Port of Stockton

Subscribe to our newsletter

Keep up to date with the latest global news in bulk cargo handling and shipping